Not wanting more than you
Innocence revisited …
Greeting each day with
Effusiveness taking cues
Steadily caring despite
inadequacies and inequities.
uniqueness while comfortably ‘blending in’.
Constantly making a
difference in the world by focusing on the plight of others.
Arrogance and denigration
of others banished; honest inquiry and equanimity installed.
- Perhaps informed
perspective is a prerequisite for wisdom.
- Perhaps all
living things strive for maturity without knowing it.
- Perhaps being
comfortable with who you are is necessary before personal
progress can begin.
- Perhaps early
awkward tentativeness gradually recedes as knowledge
- Perhaps rot and
petrifaction can only be avoided by sustaining nourishment
from ‘above and below’.
- Perhaps the dawn
of the first amoeba heralded a destiny humans are just now
becoming aware of.
- Perhaps if the
blossoms of spring flower through the fall you know you have
been a successful gardener.
- Perhaps nothing
is more attractive then the inner glow of wonderment shining
steadily through the wrinkles.
gracefully accepting your limitations while persevering is
not just laudatory but essential for realizing your
enlightened religious leaders and sages can be consulted for
their profound awareness’s; perhaps you can trust their
admonitions when predicated on love … for all.
ESSAY ON MATURITY by EDWIN O'SHEA
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